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president obama has held frequently here in the united states, a question and answer session. >that kind of thing does not happen in china. the president's words were blocked online and the event shown only on regional tv. he told the crowd that he is a supporter of non-century ship, adding that he kills a free flow of information only strengthens society. >> the more freely information flows, the stronger the society becomes because then citizens of countries around the world can hold their own government accountable. i have a lot of critics of the united states o can say all things about me. i think that makes our democracy stronger. >> he then moved to beijing with the chinese leader. his host greeted him warmly and the president used his face-to- face meeting to echo his team. >> we do not seek to impose any system of government on any other nation. but we also don't believe that the prciples that we stand for are unique to our nation. these freedoms of expression and worship, access to information and political participation, we believe, are universal rights. >> president obama says
to call on north korea to put an end to its nuclear weapons programs or face tough action from the united states and its allies. >>> prosecutors wanted harsh punishment for former congressman william jefferson. coming up, find out if they got their wish. five dollars for a sub! but no drink? no chips? and no chance to win madden nfl 10? man, that's roughing the wallet. now this is the total package. two pieces of kentucky grilled chicken, a side, biscuit, and a madden nfl cup. you catch all that? you know i did. colonel -- i'm a fan. still think a $5 sub is a gre deal? get the $5 madden nfl box. choose from 6 kfc favorites... with a side and a madden nfl cup. now i'm a full back. unthink... and taste the unsub side of kfc. >> he once sat on capitol hill making decisions that affect our country. now, william jefferson sits in a jail cell. >> it just came in a short time ago. congressman jefferson will be going to prison, but for pure years and prosecutors had requested. congressman jefferson and his lawyers tried to argue that the bribes he was convicted of accepting were part of his side
for their service. president obama will announce his plans for the united states future in afghanistan on tuesday. the secret service might not be having such a happy thanksgiving to night. it is still trying to figure out how a northern virginia couple got into tuesday night's state dinner without an invitation. >> today, the polo playing winegrowing virginians may have looked the part, but they are accused of lying about being on the guest list. security is accused of letting them slip past. it was the hottest ticket in town. a who's who of hollywood a listless and washington each dot whittled down to one very exclusive guest list. even with a big house like the white house, there's only so many people that we can invite. and while they may have looked the part -- they were not on the list. but that did not keep the couple out, and neither did the secret service. >> they apparently were able to convince the security people back maybe they should be at this dinner. >> are arriving in s u b antril by cameras for a possible role in an upcoming reality show, this look right in and then pe for pictu
is under president -- is under pressure from the united states and other countries to end corruption in their government. >>> somali pirates have attacked the maersk alabama but this time the outcome was different. they fired on the ship but private securityuards on board fired back and the pirates fled. in april, they attacked the ship and held its captain hostage until navy seals rescued him. two former maersk crew members and ask them to rename or repaint the ship because they felt it would be attacked again but nothing was done. >>> a college student is dead and her classmate is injured every hunter fired on them. there were collecting frogs in the woods near ferrum college won a hunter said he mistake -- mistook the group as a deer. jessica clark died after she was shot in the chest. a man from mclean was shot in the arm. a third stood was not injured. >> he is a wonderful boy, and it is very sad it happened to him. i'm glad to know he is ok now and i feel very blessed that he was ok. >> the man will require that the physical therapy. a 31-year-old jason cloutier was charged wit
. the nays are 2 under 15. the bill is passed. >> now it falls on the united states senate to take the baton and bring this effort to the finish line on behalf of the american people. i am absolutely confident that they will. >> perhaps reflecting momentum from a weekend vote, voters we spoke with all said keep going. >> they need to hurry up and get it done. >> they need to hurry up. >> they should have had done. >> they have had to many years. i don't see why they need to wait any longer. >> the voices that gave rise to the tea party protests at the capitol last week remains strong. including republicans in congress. >> is steele's freedom. those of us to believe in freedom have contempt for those who would steal our freedom and contempt for themselves. >> already, some senate republicans call the house bill dead on arrival. the reasons were laid out by he rnc chairman, michael steele. >> when you look at this bill, you look at the mandates, you look at the cost, you to the government intrusion, there is a lot for americans to be concerned about. >> many conservative democrats share the sa
who are in same-sex unit said -- unions, benefits like dental and life insurance. the law would cover the contract worker and spouse if their unit is recognized by a marriage license or civil union rendered by other states. and by the same sex partner definition under maryland law. >> me and my partner from vermont would have legal protection when you come back home to maryland. >> those opposed have serious concerns. >> we have concerns about any legislation that requires different kinds of marriage benefits in order to do business. >> the county executive and all nine council members support the legislation. it will be introduced in county council tomorrow. >> more than 150 people signed up to speak both for and against same-sex marriage and a d.c. council hearing today, but some true a lot of attention. >> i would like to ask you, will you marry me? >> yes. >> the council members offered their congratulations to the couple. some churches are raising concerns that the bill allowing same-sex marriages will threaten churches that do not allow the events in their facilities. the final
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